n South African Medical Journal - Improving the quality of medical certification of cause of death : the time is now! : issues in medicine : forum
|Article Title||Improving the quality of medical certification of cause of death : the time is now! : issues in medicine : forum|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 MRC Burden of Disease Research Unit, 2 MRC Burden of Disease Research Unit, 3 MRC Burden of Disease Research Unit and 4 MRC Burden of Disease Research Unit|
|Publication Date||Sep 2011|
Cause of death statistics are an essential data source for monitoring the health of populations, identifying health priorities and planning health service delivery. The case for improving the quality of cause of death statistics for South Africa (SA) has been echoed for the past decade.
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